Epilogue - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈepɪlɔːɡ|  American pronunciation of the word epilogue
Brit.  |ˈɛpɪlɒɡ|  British pronunciation of the word epilogue

noun

- a short speech (often in verse) addressed directly to the audience by an actor at the end of a play (syn: epilog)
- a short passage added at the end of a literary work(syn: epilog)

the epilogue told what eventually happened to the main characters

Examples

a disastrous epilogue to his career

the epilogue told what eventually happened to the main characters

...subjoined an epilogue that informs the reader of the current doings and whereabouts of the participants in this real-life mystery...

Verses not inappropriately chosen for the epilogue of his work.

Word forms

noun
singular: epilogue
plural: epilogues
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